Honoring five Massachusetts lawyers and two firms who have made
significant contributions to their communities and clients' lives
through pro bono work, the Massachusetts Bar Association's Annual
Access to Justice Luncheon will be held May 7 at the John F.
Kennedy Library in Boston.
In addition to paying tribute to members of the legal community
who are exemplary leaders in public service, this year, MBA
President Edward W. McIntyre will also present the 2009 Legislator
of the Year Award to State Rep. Harold P. Naughton Jr. and the
President's Award to Jayne B. Tyrrell, executive director of the
Massachusetts Interest on Lawyers' Trust Accounts (IOLTA)
Maimonides School of Brookline was named state champion of the
Massachusetts Bar Association’s 2009 Mock Trial Program and advances to
the national competition in Atlanta May 6-10.
It was the first finals round appearance for Maimonides, which
outscored Sharon High School at the March 24 competition held in the
Great Hall at Faneuil Hall in Boston. The school was a Sweet 16
regional winner in 2006.